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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Lynch syndrome (LS) and sporadic participants [n (%)]

From: Health-related quality of life in colorectal cancer survivors: are there differences between sporadic and hereditary patients?

Characteristic LS (n = 71) Sporadic (n = 74) p-value
Mean Age (SD) 52.3 (12.0) 54.9 (11.6) 0.18
Sex Male 32 (45.1%) 33 (44.6%) 0.21
Female 39 (54.9%) 41 (55.4%)
Marital Status Married 61 (85.9%) 56 (75.7%) 0.18
Not Married 10 (14.1%) 18 (24.3%)
Race White 65 (91.6%) 70 (94.6%) 0.52
Non White 6 (8.5%) 4 (5.4%)
Child Have Children 58 (81.7%) 66 (89.2%) 0.12
No Children 13 (18.3%) 8 (10.8%)
Work Working Full or Part Time 46 (64.8%) 43 (58.1%) 0.41
Not Working 25 (35.2%) 31 (41.9%)
Education Less than College 27 (38.0%) 35 (47.3%) 0.28
College Degree 22 (31.0%) 25 (33.8%)
Post Graduate 22 (31.0%) 14 (18.9%)
Financial Situation Financial Difficulty 13 (18.3%) 11 (14.9%) 0.71
No spare money 19 (26.8%) 24 (32.4%)
Can afford special things 39 (54.9%) 39 (52.7%)
Location of Treatment Comprehensive Cancer Center (CCC) 31 (43.7%) 74 (100%) 0.001***
Non CCC 40 (56.3%) 0 (0%)
Health Care Experiences (Number) Doctor visits (past 6 months) 4.0 (3.8) 3.5 (2.8) 0.44
  1. ***p < .001 NOTE: Not all percentages and totals add up due to missing data